The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - 23 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - 2.44% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 7.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +26.86%
Data Protection Act
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Miscellaneous Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
50 27 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 35.97% 32.93% 59.62%
Number of salaries quoted 39 21 17
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Belfast region.

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Belfast